Vajrayana Students Notebook
Author: Tom Dummer
Tom Dummer, an ardent and serious student of the dharma, in this book unravels the profound teaching of the Vajrayana form of Tibetan Buddhism in a very lucid and step by step approach. The first part of the book deals with the basics for students of the Vajrayana, both beginners and those on path. Refuge prayers, meditational techniques, powa, prostrations etc., are thoroughly dealt with. Significance of the ritual implements and artifacts are also explained in detail. The second part of the book dwells on the seven pitfalls to enlightment. Views of some of the great contemporary Buddhist masters on the subject of mundane affairs like sex, life styles, eating habits etc. are also laid bare. A very handy and precise guide book for those on the path to enlightenment.